W+F Bern Swiss K31 w/ Diopter Sights - sn 977xxx
Swiss K31 Carbine, produced in 1952, in very good condition with 85% finish. 5/5 Bore. 5/5 Stock. Stock and handguard matching serial numbers. Bolt matching serial number. Magazine matching serial number.
Beech furniture has been sanded and refinished. As such, there is very little notable handling wear present. On the left side the stock there is an encircled number "3" in front of the rear sling mount.
Receiver finish is lightly worn. Light edge wear around the loading slot. Light edge wear on the right side of the receiver. Both barrel bands have moderate to heavy finish wear and light patina. Light to mild edge wear on the front sight. The bottom screw for the butt plate is non-original production and is a replacement. Magazine plate has very dark bluing with a light mark near the magazine catch. Trigger guard has light to mild edge wear. Light finish wear on the magazine.
"BE" is stamped on the receiver tang, indicating that this K31 has been arsenal refurbished at the federal armory in Bern.
Diopter sights are installed. Rear sight is an adjustable aperture sight installed on a W+F Bern K-type mount. Front sight is a globe sight.
No P stamp on receiver.
Includes leather sling.
C&R Eligible. Discreet import engraving. See our How To Order page for ordering instructions.
The Karabiner Model 1931 (K31) is a magazine fed, straight pull, bolt action rifle chambered in 7.5x55mm Swiss Gewehrpatrone 1911 (GP11) that was the standard issue rifle of the Swiss Armed Forces from 1933 through 1958. The K31 was made by Eidgenossische Waffenfabrik Bern, a Swiss federal armory, and is one of the last carbines employed by the Swiss military that is based on the designs by Schmidt and Rubin.